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Brewed by Żywiec (Żywiec Group/Heineken)
Style: Dunkler Bock
Żywiec, Poland

bottled
common

on tap
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 180   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Can and bottle: Filtered
16°P


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Szopeen (234) - Toruń, POLAND - MAY 30, 2016
Barwa ciemnego bursztynu, piwo klarowne, z ładną pianą. Aromat niezbyt intensywny, przepijają się nuty ciemnego pieczywa i karmelu. W smaku nic się nie dzieje, wodnisty, do zapomnienia.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ernest (7164) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAY 13, 2016
Bottle. Head is initially average sized, frothy, off-white, mostly lasting. Body is dark amber. Aroma is moderately malty (grain, nuts, malt syrup, caramel), with a light note of sherry. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly acidic, moderately bitter, slightly unclean. Medium body, watery/syrupy texture, lively carbonation, lightly alcoholic. A pretty generic semi-sweet malty beer. A few days past the best-by date (but best-by dates are useless if you don’t know when it was bottled, as brewers routinely wildly overestimate a beer’s longevity...this could be a year old for all I know), so maybe it’s a little better when fresher, but it’s not showing much promise as-is.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
wombat23 (386) - Texas, USA - MAY 9, 2016
Shared 16.9 oz. bottle. Pours clear amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, with plenty of malt and caramel. Taste is malt, caramel, and bread. Not as sweet as the aroma indicated. Disappointing.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
darbeer75 (322) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - MAY 5, 2016
Aroma: malty with sickly sweet smell laced with some apple juice; Appearance: dark amber with clear pour with thin, white head that dissipates slowly; some lacing; Taste: also extremely sweet and malty, but not as bad as others I’ve had; Palate: medium-heavy body with long, sweet finish; Overall: taste is better than smell and it’s not as sweet as you might expect. But wouldn’t buy again.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PhilosophyGuy (263) - Wroclaw, POLAND - APR 22, 2016
Solidny koźlak. Całkiem słodki, leciutko wodnisty, odpowiednio nasycony, subtelnie kwaskowaty, bursztynowy i po prostu smaczny.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
wojownik17 (80) - POLAND - APR 19, 2016
Koncerniak, który pozuje na lepsze piwo, niż jest. Poszła za tym niezła kampania marketingowa, ale chyba jednak piwo przeszacowane. Nijaki, wodny smak, nie ma tego charakterystycznego pazura charakterystycznego dla bocków. Generalnie chyba czegoś temu piwu brakuje.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarcinG (369) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 18, 2016
Puszka 500ml. Kolor ciemnobursztynowy z czerwonym refleksem. Piana srednia, zoltawa szybko opadajaca. W zapachu dominuja slodkie nuty palonych slodow ciastka szczatkowy karmel. W smaku dosc alkoholowe z wyraznym slodowo karmelowym motywem.suszone owoce. rodzynki .Raczej nic wielkiego...

Marcin G

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
alex_leit (1592) - Minsk, BELARUS - APR 18, 2016
Bottle. Aroma: malty, a little honey, slightly dried fruit, some wine. Taste: sweet, wine, a little alcohol, malty, slightly caramel, halva, a little oily.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
arszonto (9) - POLAND - APR 12, 2016 does not count
Dark amber color. Aroma is coffee and (unfortunately) cooked vegetables. Taste: Dark malts; slightly perceptible, well hidden alcohol; average bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Quick3Beers (781) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - APR 2, 2016
Pours a nice copper from a bottle, thin white head with a bit of loose lacing. Caramelly and big malt aroma. Peppery spicy flavor with some brown sugar sweetness. A little thin. Good beer.


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